Good morning, Andover! Here's your daily rundown of everything happening in town for Thursday, Jan. 26, courtesy of Andover News.
Above: One of two coyotes spotted on Belknap Drive off of South Main Street Wednesday morning. Andover Animal Control says coyote mating season runs from late January until mid-March, peaking in mid-February. You may hear more howling and yips, and its normal to see more coyotes during daylight this time of year. Keep an eye on pets and read Animal Control's Facebook post for more info (Dave Copeland photo).

A.M. Briefing

3 Things To Know Today
  1. The February edition of the Robb Center Report from Andover Elder Services in now available online.
  2. Andover residents can help DPW workers by keeping storm drains and catch basins around their home clear of snow and debris, and by reporting clogs to the DPW (more info).
  3. Along those lines, you can assist the Andover Fire Department this winter by shoveling a three-foot radius around fire hydrants near your home.
Sports: AHS girls hockey (7-2-2) was ranked eighth in the state in the Boston Globe rankings released Wednesday....In basketball, Marisa Kobelski had 19 points and Anna Foley added 13 as the Warriors (12-0) rolled past North Andover, 66-49 on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the boys 62-42 on the road in North Andover Tuesday (compiled from Boston Globe sports, AHS Athletic Department and other media reports).

Weather: Rain ending this morning with partly cloudy skies this afternoon. High of 46. A few clouds tonight with a low of 26. Our next chance of snow is next Wednesday or Thursday, according to the extend forecast. Check here for the latest Andover forecast.

- Compiled by Dave Copeland

Today's Top Stories

Thieves Hit Garages In Shawsheen Heights

Among the items stolen from the garages and cars parked in them were a set of golf clubs, a champagne bottle and some loose change.

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Thieves Hit Garages In Shawsheen Heights

Andover Police Log: Jan. 18-24

Selected entries from the Andover Police Department’s public log for Jan. 18-24, 2023.

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Andover Police Log: Jan. 18-24

Andover Residency Requirement Heads To Town Meeting

The residency requirement dates to the adoption of the town charter in the 1950s and requires anyone hired as town manager to live in Andover.

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Andover Residency Requirement Heads To Town Meeting

Happening today:

8: 30 am: Preservation Commission (site visit)

At The Robb Center
6 pm: Accidentally on Purpose Improv Comedy Troupe

At Memorial Hall Library
9:30 am: Wiggle Words
10:15 am: Toddler Tales
3:30 pm: Dungeons and Dragons for Teens (MS group)
5 pm: Pokemon Club

6:30 pm: AHS boys basketball at Methuen
7:10 pm: AHS boys hockey vs. Shrewsbury (Brekaway Ice Center)

Happening tomorrow:
At Memorial Hall Library
3 pm: Super Smash Bros. for Teens

3:30 pm: AHS boys swimming at Chelmsford
7 pm: Methuen at AHS girls basketball
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